Emerging Priorities and Principles for Managing the Global Economic Impact of COVID-19

This briefing is the outcome of consultations with leading chief economists from both the public and private sectors and leaders from the Stewardship Board of the World Economic Forum’s Platform for Shaping the Future of the New Economy and Society. It aims to summarize the emerging contours of the current economic environment, assess perceived policy effectiveness and identify priorities for further action by policy-makers and business leaders in response to the global economic crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.